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Cycle Tourism along the Olive Oil Greenway

Cycle among olive trees through the hidden corners of Andalusia, with its beautiful towns, villages and traditions with their deep Arab routes.

The landscape along this route following the Olive Oil Greenway - a former railway route, now developed for use by cyclists - combines the endless Andalusian olive groves with the craggy slopes of the Sierras Subbéticas Natural Park. This protected natural area we skirt around has been recognized by UNESCO as a geopark due to the importance, rarity and beauty of its geological heritage.

We are in the most important cradle of olive oil in the world, an area steeped in history and art, with deep-rooted customs and towns and villages renowned for their beauty, mansions, and mediaeval forts dating back to Muslim times.

Due to the relaxed daily rides we have prepared, you will have time to visit all of the towns and villages on your route. Doña Mencía, Cabra, Lucena, Alcaudete Castle are among the must-see places to visit. You will experience the little known but living traditions of Andalusia and feel the weight of history emanating from the streets, the rich façades, and the landmark monuments of these towns.

Wandering between thousands and thousands of olive trees will no doubt have piqued your interest in trying some of the juice of their fruit. You will have the opportunity to taste olive oil in the typical food of this area of Andalusia served in the many bars and restaurants you will encounter on your visits to the towns and villages along the way.